Join your classes Vocab.com -1st assignment (Anthem words) due Thur. 8/29.

Join my vocab.com – assignment can be completed after you take the personality test- link below-

https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test

1st period 9th lit.

http://vocab.com/join/2KRYTR2

 

3rd period 9th lit.

http://vocab.com/join/38XE19P

 

7th period 9th lit.

http://vocab.com/join/2G9YGYE

 

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Welcome to 9th lit.

We will be meeting and learning about one another the first weeks.

You will need a composition book for journal writing by August 7th.

Below, you will find my syllabus:

9th LitComp syllabus – Fall 2019

Your summer reading will be explore as early as Aug.6th- If you haven’t read  Refugee by Alan Gratz, do so now and be ready.   It’s a good and rather easy read.  Pay attention to your three main characters. 

One of your first assignments will be to create a “mini me” and be able to explain the symbolism of your choices.  I will give you a template; however, the link below will give you one to work with and print out:

mini-me-1

Below are some examples from past years.

mini mes

After your RTI- Take Personality test & Sign up for Vocab.com – by class

First- sign up for Vocab.com through the link assigned to your class.

1st period 9th grade

http://vocab.com/join/2KRYTR2

3rd period 9th grade

http://vocab.com/join/38XE19P

7th period 9th lit.

http://vocab.com/join/2G9YGYE

Then- take the personality test on the following link- There is something to fill out responding to your personality results.

https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test

 

 

The Odyssey – Mythology Unit 4/8-5/16

DUE DATES:

GOD/GODDESS OF MODERN INVENTION- VISUAL OF GOD/GODDESS, SYMBOL AND STORY OF THEIR CREATION DUE WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH!

 

Below are some resources you may need during our unit.

Below is a link to the move The Odyssey-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S_l12WM_KM&list=PLxp1Pc70gb8R3H_BaHrrEOc3-FYJqiN7K&index=8&t=4s

Below are the viewing questions for Clash of gods Documentary (seen below)

viewing_guide_student-clash_of_the_gods

Below is a link to the History Channel documentary of Odysseus – part two will be the next thread into the YouTube choice.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UqC6ARhS_H8&list=PLA5e6wnPHowhzpYCF17IcweMtQ2Z2DJpr&index=6

Below is a great review video over The Odyssey:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-3rHQ70Pag&list=PLxp1Pc70gb8R3H_BaHrrEOc3-FYJqiN7K&index=17&t=1s

Text of The Odyssey:

the-odyssey-prentice-hall-text-fitzgerald-part-2-3

the-odyssey-prentice-hall-text-fitzgerald-part-1-1-2

 

 

 

 

 

Drama Unit- Romeo and Juliet- Shakespeare Tavern (10$) Friday 3/22

Test over Romeo and Juliet is Monday, March 25th

Below are the study guides WITH ANSWERS.  Much of the test comes from this guide!

RJ study guide Prologue and Act 1 – 2014- with answers

Romeo and Juliet Act 2 SG- 2014 with answers

Romeo and Juliet Act 3 SG2 – 2014-with answers

Romeo and Juliet Act 4 SG – 2014- with answers

Romeo and Juliet Act 5 SG 2014- with answsers

R & J Project instructions and Rubric- due March 28th

RandJ – Scene Remix Project Instructions

Money for Shakespeare Tavern Due by Thursday- performance is Friday : $10

HW for Tuesday :  News Headlines – one per table- bring in headline and you will decide as a group which one is the best!  Yes…this is a grade.

  • Table 1- Act 1; scene 1 (be sure to capture both the fight and Romeo’s depression) p. 808
  • Table 2- Act 1; scene 2 p.815 Table 6- Act 2; scene 2 p.837
  • Table 3- Act 1; scene 3 p.818 Table 7- Act 2; scene 3 p.844
  • Table 4- Act 1; scene 4 p. 821 Table 8- Act 2; scene 4 p.847
  • Table 5- Act 1; scene 5 p. 824 Table 9- Act 2; scene 5 p. 854

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Act 1 & 2 Quiz Monday, March 11th.  Below is the study guide:

Romeo and Juliet Act I and II test review 2015

Below are some YouTube videos that can help you get ready for the quiz Monday:

Iambic Pentameter-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5lsuyUNu_4&list=PLxp1Pc70gb8Q6WhStQONrvbKlFPwgLXH7&index=15&t=41s

This link will take you to a list of video summaries that will go scene by scene.  Remember, you are quizzed over Act 1 and Act 2:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgdJeTH0lG4&list=PLQOP19YiQI6B0y1IBvtQJyBwJq01nMO0L

If you are an actor tomorrow 3/5- read your lines on the link below:

http://www.online-literature.com/shakespeare/romeo_and_juliet/7/

and listen to you lines- (scene five begins around 34:00

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=romeo+and+juliet+act+1+scene+5+audio+bbc&view=detail&mid=AC65863D4F34AC97B8EEAC65863D4F34AC97B8EE&FORM=VIRE

HW- drama lit. terms power point- due FRIDAY 3/1

drama—2019-terms-powerpoint

We will begin R & J the week of 2/25 and will have The Shakespeare Tavern coming on March 22nd for a performance.  Kids will join them at 10 AM during school and will watch the play that has been shortened to 60 min.  There is a $10 fee for the in-house fieldtrip.  Money can be given to Me any day before the event.

For more info:

http://shakespearetavern.blogspot.com/2015/12/r-60-creation-story.html

If you miss a day- don’t worry- you can catch up by watching Romeo and Juliet at home with this link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZBjlKf3AW4&list=PLjT3Z589ba7OpE9o1zsLA1U3Q3HLHCtBq

Or you can listen to it here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kt8EzPxNeA&t=1s&list=PLxp1Pc70gb8Q6WhStQONrvbKlFPwgLXH7&index=2

Drama lit. terms currently on VOCAB.COM due March 7th